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      05-05-2010, 04:48 PM   #1
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Pic Request - X1 next to other cars

I am looking for a photo of the X1 parked next to another vehicle. It is difficult to get any concept of size on the car since it is always photographed on its own in a scenic setting.

Is anyone able to take a photo of the X1 next to a 3 series, or other BMW model? I am curious to know the overall dimensions and whether it will be a good fit for my needs or my wife's needs.

Thanks in advance.
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There is a whole thread in here about the X1 vs. 3-series touring.

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Yup, here it is. On page 3 marked "X1 vs E91"

http://e84.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?t=309964
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      05-06-2010, 01:52 PM   #4
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I am looking for a photo of the X1 parked next to another vehicle. It is difficult to get any concept of size on the car since it is always photographed on its own in a scenic setting.

Is anyone able to take a photo of the X1 next to a 3 series, or other BMW model? I am curious to know the overall dimensions and whether it will be a good fit for my needs or my wife's needs.

Thanks in advance.
I would suggest sitting in one in a showroom
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Here ya go, my new X1 next to my colleague's 1 Series



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the new BIMMER magazine has a good article on the X1. I believe it said it was 8.5" narrower and 5" taller than an E91. I can't remember the length, but slightly shorter.
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I would suggest sitting in one in a showroom
it will be a long time before I can view an X1 in the showroom as I am in Canada.

Also, a comparison against the 3 series wagon doesn't help much either since I have only seen 2 E46 and 1 E9x wagons in the past year. We see a lot more X5 and X3 models.

Thanks for for photos next to the 1 hatch, at least I get a better feel for the size of the X1, as we only have the 1 coupe and 1 convertible as options here with no diesel variants (only 128i and 135i)
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It is lower and longer than the new VW Tiguan. Head down to your local dealer and check it out, they will be in the same class size.

Or try a google search....

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E91 & E84










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It is lower and longer than the new VW Tiguan. Head down to your local dealer and check it out, they will be in the same class size.
OK, cool, I will head down to my local VW dealership and check out a Tiguan so I can get a better understanding of size.

Hoping my BMW SA will have details soon....but since the X1 will not be arriving on our shores for almost another year, I will just have to be patient.
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